Bayerischer Wald, National Park



Bayerischer Wald
National Park


Germany Bayern Freyung-Grafenau, Regen

km2: 242.1585

IUCN: II

DtP 412e67c8-7541-4118-98a3-e02738843ceb
OID nlp_100

OpenStreetMap relation/1864214
WIKIDATA Q704124
WDPA 667

https://www.nationalpark-bayerischer-wald.bayern.de/

Nationalpark Bayerischer Wald



Along the Bavarian-Czech border between Bayerisch Eisenstein in the district of Regen and Mauth in the district of Freyung-Grafenau lies the Bavarian Forest National Park. On October 7, 1970, the large-scale protected area was designated as the first national park in Germany. Together with the neighboring Šumava National Park in the Czech Republic, it forms the largest contiguous protected forest area in Central Europe. On more than 24,000 hectares, the guiding principle in the Bavarian Forest is “Let nature be nature.”


Along the border between Bavaria and the Czech Republic extends the Bavarian Forest National Park at the area between Bayerisch Eisenstein (within the administrative district of Regen) and Mauth (within the administrative district of Freyung-Grafenau). On October 7, 1970, this large-scale protected area was inaugurated as Germany's very first national park. In connection with the neighboring Šumava National Park in the Czech Republic, it forms the largest contiguous forest reserve throughout Central Europe. The guiding principle in the Bavarian Forest National Park on more than 24,000 hectare is: "let nature be nature”. According to this philosophy, the forest with its bogs, mountain streams and summits may develop into a limitless forest wilderness according to its very own laws. In this way, yesterday’s economic woodlands become the native jungle forests of tomorrow. Unique biodiversity is a result. Rare animals, such as lynx, otter, capercaillie or ural owl are able to find a habitat again. In addition, there are 16 species of beetles, which are considered to be primeval forest relics and only occur in extremely pristine forests. The strong biodiversity is based, among other things, on the high percentage of deadwood, which serves as basis and habitat for hundreds of insects, fungi and birds. Natural processes of growth and decay within the forest ecosystem are permitted in the national park, also by leaving behind those dead or windthrown trees in their natural environment.


Laws and Regulations

Verordnung über den Nationalpark Bayerischer Wald



Rules and Regulations for specific Outdoor Activities

  Nationalpark Bayerischer Wald

Collecting plants

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Collecting plants is forbidden in/on Total area of the territory .

Mushroom collecting

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Mushroom collecting is allowed in/on Total area of the territory .

Collecting minerals/fossils

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Collecting minerals/fossils is forbidden in/on Total area of the territory .

Feeding animals

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Feeding animals is forbidden in/on Total area of the territory .

Noise (tape recorders, players)

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Noise (tape recorders, players) is forbidden in/on Total area of the territory .

Dogs with leash

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Dogs with leash is allowed in/on Total area of the territory .

Camping

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Camping is allowed in/on Designated paths/places .

Camping/Bivouac

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Camping/Bivouac is allowed in/on Designated paths/places .

Camping (vehicle/trailer)

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Camping (vehicle/trailer) is allowed in/on Designated paths/places .

Cycling

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Cycling is allowed in/on Designated paths/places .

E-Bikes/Pedelecs

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E-Bikes/Pedelecs is allowed in/on Designated paths/places .

Swimming

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Swimming is forbidden in/on Total area of the territory .

Canyoning

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Canyoning is forbidden in/on Total area of the territory .

Kitesurfing

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Kitesurfing is forbidden in/on Total area of the territory .

Surfing

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Surfing is forbidden in/on Total area of the territory .

Windsurfing

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Windsurfing is forbidden in/on Total area of the territory .

Stand-Up Paddling

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Stand-Up Paddling is forbidden in/on Total area of the territory .

Diving

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Diving is forbidden in/on Total area of the territory .

Watercrafts (without motor)

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Watercrafts (without motor) is forbidden in/on Total area of the territory .

Watercrafts motorized

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Watercrafts motorized is forbidden in/on Total area of the territory .

Horse riding

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Horse riding is allowed in/on Designated paths/places .

Harnessed vehicles

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Harnessed vehicles is forbidden in/on Total area of the territory .

Ballooning

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Ballooning is forbidden in/on Total area of the territory .

Drones/model planes

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Drones/model planes is forbidden in/on Total area of the territory .

Paragliding

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Paragliding is forbidden in/on Total area of the territory .

Gliders

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Gliders is forbidden in/on Total area of the territory .

Ultralight pilots

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Ultralight pilots is forbidden in/on Total area of the territory .